Mr. Fred Serra, Jr. PDF Print
Friday, 27 June 2014 07:21

Mr. Fred Serra, Jr., age 75, of Glasgow, Kentucky, formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was born in Nassau County, New York on Wednesday, March 15, 1939, the son of the late Fred Serra, Sr. and Avis Serra of New York. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was a Korean War and Vietnam War Veteran of the U. S. Army and Navy. He was a member of the Cumberland County Masonic Lodge and a lifelong police officer. He was a member of the Military Police, a sheriff in Maryland and an officer in the surrounding areas of Burkesville, Glasgow and Cave City Police Departments, having served as an officer of the Glasgow Police Department since 1978 and attaining the rank of captain after twenty-five years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Branham Serra of Glasgow, Kentucky, whom he married on Tuesday, March 19, 1974, two sisters, Arleen (Russ) Seymore of Florida and Audrey Weber of New York, three sons, Andy Brueggeman of Colorado, John Carter of Glasgow, Kentucky and Grady (Donita) Butler, Jr. of Glasgow, Kentucky, two daughters, Tammy (Jeff) Kearns of Illinois and Menna Carter of Glasgow, Kentucky, seven grandchildren, Kayla Brasher, Kristen Kearns, Grace, Cora and Peyton Butler, John and Jacob Carter and one great-grandchild, Isaac Brasher. Fred’s greatest joys in life were his children and grandchildren.


Funeral Services will be conducted on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethel Baptist Church in Glasgow, Kentucky with Bro. Ricky Proffitt officiating. Burial will be in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery in Glasgow, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2014 until 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 North Main St. in Burkesville, Kentucky. The body will lie in state at Bethel Baptist Church (109 Kentucky St.) in Glasgow, Kentucky after 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 until the funeral hour at 2:00 p.m. Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky.


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